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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Riverfront contractor forged documents, city terminates phase one contract
Storm sirens will be tested twice March 4
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
RIVER COUNTRY COOPERATIVE NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF DAKOTA FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF MARGARET TIX
DENMARK TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE OF SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT RAJINDRANUATH RAMOUTAR
Leonard L. Freiermuth, 68
Stanley R. Johnson, 92
Jeannine E. Deitner, 83
Viola E. Otto, 88
Mary F. Siebenaler, 86
Editorial: Good luck, coach Russ Welch
Letter: Rivertown Lions to step away from garage sale event
Letter: Thanks for the safe new bridge
Letter: Well done Mr. Hankes
Editorial: Change of course is another broken promise at UMORE
Get Out! Deals
January 30, 2015
Erickson resigns as Regina Hospital president
After more than four years of service to Regina Hospital and the Hastings community, Regina Hospital president Ty Erickson has resigned in order to take another position in Duluth. Tom O’Connor, president of United Hospital and Erickson’s superior in the Allina Health system,...
news / business
January 30, 2015 - 8:54am
January 26, 2015
Five Hastings men are part of a World War II unit that will receive a Congressional Gold Medal in February
While in California with the National Guard in 1942, John Hankes of Hastings noticed a post for a new commando unit that was forming in Florida. Not much information was available, but it sounded interesting to Hankes, who had grown bored out west. Reporting for duty in the Everglades...
January 26, 2015 - 3:44pm
January 23, 2015
Jerry Dempsey leaves behind an impactful legacy
Paul Hicks remembers running in the hallways of Hastings Junior High School when Jerry Dempsey suddenly stopped him by grabbing his ear. “He knew my name and said, ‘Mr. Hicks: in my office,” said Hicks, who is now the mayor of Hastings. “I had no choice but to go to the office...
January 23, 2015 - 10:31am
January 19, 2015
Ben Utecht to perform Feb. 13 at HHS
Hastings native Ben Utecht, a 1999 Hastings High School graduate, will return to his hometown for a one-night-only performance, “Surrender to Love.” Utecht will share his inspired music and giant voice in a style of pop/rock with country music influences. His eight person...
life / arts and entertainment
January 19, 2015 - 8:28am
January 16, 2015
Angie McGinnis resigns from school board seat
Angie McGinnis was not seeking another position. She said she was very happy as the St. Philip’s Early Learning Center director. But when the position of Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) director in Hastings Community Education opened, due to the retirement of Missy Thompson,...
news / education
January 16, 2015 - 8:30am
Literary debut is this summer for Hastings native
Many nights when he’d crawl into bed, J. Ryan Stradal’s mother would read to her son. Many nights, the stories she’d read to him were her own. As an English major at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Karen Stradal would often read her son the stories she’d written...
life / arts and entertainment
January 16, 2015 - 8:27am
Local musicians to develop new arts center
It’s been about seven years since the former Guardian Angels church has been up for sale. Tenants have come and gone, but no one had stepped up to purchase it, until now. Last Tuesday, Dec. 23, Hastings musicians Travis and Sarah Lockwood closed on the building, a welcome end to...
news / business
January 16, 2015 - 8:19am
January 14, 2015
Student photographer rescued near Vermillion River waterfall
Hastings firefighters rescued a high school student who had climbed down the cliffs near the Vermillion Falls on Jan. 2. Early in the afternoon, the student had climbed down the cliffs to take pictures, explained Hastings Fire and EMS Director Mike Schutt. Although the trip down...
January 14, 2015 - 9:07am
Celebration planned for Jan. 31 to mark 50 years of high school hockey in Hastings
Several events are planned for Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Hastings Civic Arena to commemorate the 50th anniversary of high school hockey in Hastings. The school’s first team was in 1964-65. Just four coaches have guided the program over those 50 years, and all are planning to be...
January 14, 2015 - 9:06am
January 12, 2015
Twins Winter Caravan to stop at Treasure Island on Jan. 15
The Minnesota Twins announced plans for the club's 55th annual Twins Winter Caravan and the official Red Wing stop will be Parlay Lounge at Treasure Island Resort & Casino on Thursday, Jan. 15. The 2015 Twins Winter Caravan features stops in more than 40 communities throughout Twins...
January 12, 2015 - 8:28am
Education on the high seas: Susag will visit 12 countries in study abroad program
This time last year, HHS graduate Esther Susag was getting ready to travel to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands for a unique study abroad program. She...
news / education
January 12, 2015 - 8:22am
January 9, 2015
Hastings family builds a winter playground in their backyard
For about eight months out of the year, Bob DeNoyer works long hours as a construction superintendent. During his busy season, DeNoyer never has a chance to coach his son’s sports. A hard-working group of Hastings dads takes that role and runs with it, something DeNoyer appreciates. He...
January 9, 2015 - 9:17am
January 8, 2015
New image depicts all three bridges in Hastings history
About 10 months ago, Dan McGinnis found himself flying over Hastings in a plane piloted by John Caturia. McGinnis had his camera in tow and snapped several photos of the old blue Highway 61 bridge and the new one. It was obviously a unique perspective and the photo was published...
January 8, 2015 - 10:48am
Council views updated plans for next year’s riverfront work
Hastings is gearing up for the next phase of construction along the riverfront. The city council reviewed the latest plans for Levee Park and the public parking lot adjacent to the park at its Monday meeting. Phase one of the Riverfront Renaissance began last year and is scheduled...
news / government
January 8, 2015 - 10:17am